free download if you don't have on your computer at home) this past fall, it is amazing the number of teams that have used the digital story-telling tool in their "arsenol of weapons" to keep students interested in learning. I am proud of our teachers for trying it, and I think the results have been pretty amazing. There are many rationales for using these tools in your class.
Here are some ideas for using in the classroom:
I will try and continue to add resources, but I saw this comprehensive one in a tweet from Emory Maiden:
Our own Department of Technology has blogged about Digital Story-telling/Podcasting as well:
Here is a link to a google doc folder containing several digital story-telling related documents: